As far as Pokémon trainers go, Ash isn’t that potent. As far as little kids go, he is superhuman.
Now that we've seen what Ash will look like in the newest season of the Pokemon anime, once again discussion of one of the show's greatest mystery flares up: just how old is Ash Ketchum supposed to be, and why does he almost never seem to age?
Since the late 1990s, Ash Ketchum has been training Pocket Monsters. And with a decade plus under his belt (sixteen years, actually), you'd think he'd be pretty good. You'd be wrong.